Food Pantry Worker (Part-Time)

Location: Career and Family Services, Washington County DSS Building, Fort Edward, NYPosted 7/21/2021

Job Title:               Food Pantry Worker

Department:         Career and Family Services

Status:                   Part Time, Non-Exempt

Location:               Program Suite

Reports To:           Program Coordinator


L.E.A.P.’s Food Pantry Worker is directly responsible to the Program Coordinator.  The Food Pantry Worker provides direct services to individuals and families as appropriate and allowed.   The FP Worker picks up donated and purchased food, stores it and distributes it and works as a team member to assure compliance with all program requirements and Federal, State and Local compliance matters.  It is the understanding and expectation of this organization that all employees will take the opportunity to contribute to the overall success and mission of the agency above and beyond the basic requirements of their job.

Part-Time (approximately  20 hrs per week- more if needed).  Rate of pay $13.16 per hour.



  1. Establish respect and maintain confidentiality of the agency, its employees, its customers and its governing boards, both within the agency and the community, in accordance with the agency policies and applicable state and federal laws


  1. Utilization of agency required technology including but not limited to, agency cell phones, computers and electronic communications and as assigned by supervisor.


  1. Pick-up food pantry orders at the Regional Food Bank, Market 32, etc. as assigned by the Program Coordinator.


  1. Stock food pantry shelves, rotate food products and maintain product Inventory. Cleaning and sanitizing the food pantry in accordance with RFB (Regional Food Bank of NENY) policies and DOH (Department of Health) regulations.


  1. Greet clients, check IDs and distribute food products to eligible individuals per Agency guidelines.


  1. Provide delivery of food pantry orders to clients as assigned by the Program Coordinator.


  1. Complete all required paperwork per guidelines. These include but are not limited to transportation logs, client intake forms, etc.


  1. Assure the cleanliness of assigned agency vehicle. This includes the inside/outside

and trunk.  Car wash coupons or cards will be provided by the Program Coordinator or designated staff as requested.


  1. Assure that assigned agency vehicle is serviced regularly, including oil changes.


  1. Vehicle repairs, other than oil changes must be reported immediately and receive prior approval from the Program Coordinator.


  1. Attends work regularly per assigned work schedule and in accordance with Agency policy.


  1. All other duties assigned by the Program Coordinator or designated staff.



  1. High School Diploma or GED.
  2. Organizational Skills, including scheduling of appointments.
  3. Communication and People skills.
  4. Ability to regularly lift up to 40 lbs.
  5. Clean New York State Driver’s license and at least 21 years of age to drive agency vehicles per agency policy.
  6. An understanding and knowledge of the workings of a non-profit agency.

We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Part-Time (approximately 20 hrs per week- more if needed)